We are a high quality food retailer situated in the Vale of York on the A166 between Gate Helmsley and Stamford Bridge. Our motto ‘Fewer Food Miles – More Farm Yards’ encompasses everything we stand for. We pride ourselves on our 'superfresh' homegrown produce.

    A great day out for all the family... 'pick your own' in the summer, feed the animals, have fun in the children's play area, or simply relax in the landscaped cafe garden. We hope to see you soon. Open 7 days a week.

    Homemade cakes

    Enjoy 15% off your shop & other goodies with our customer loyalty cards

    Cafe open 7 days a week

    Enjoy a seasonal meal in our spacious cafe or landscaped cafe garden

    cafe open 7 days a week
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    Latest News

    What's happening on the farm - Feb 2016 -

    This is just a few snap shots of what is happening

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    We'd like to wish all our customers and team a ver

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    Hampers - the perfect Christmas gift -

    Christmas is fast approaching. No, I haven’t sta

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    Christmas Turkeys -

    Christmas Day is five weeks on Friday! (20th Nov)

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    Farmshop and Cafe News -

    A quick update on what is happening at The Balloon

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    What' happening on the farm - 22nd July update -

    Hello, its Farmer Peter here with a quick update o

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    Opening Hours


    9 - 5.30 Mon - Sun


    9 - 4.30 Mon - Sun